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Kamugenyi Tweyambe Group
In this Group: Selevano, Peter, Lawrence, Alozius, Enock, Ednar, Imelda., Janifer*, Charles, Pauline*
* not pictured
Lawrence (shown with his hand raised) is a member of a village bank group. He is a married man with four children living in Kyenjojo, Uganda. He is a farmer, growing beans, cassava and maize for selling and food for his family.

To diversify his earning, he started buying and selling maize to earn income to improve the livelihood of his family. He is hardworking, but the business is seasonal, depending on weather patterns. His vision is to have a commercial store in urban centers where prices are attractive.

Lawrence needs the loan to buy beans and maize to sell.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of HOFOKAM's program targeting poor and geographically excluded populations in Western Uganda. In addition to loans, it provides social and business training programs to low-income entrepreneurs and their communities. Since 2003, HOFOKAM has provided sustainable financial and non-financial services to promote social, economic and sustainable land development and improve the quality of life for vulnerable populations. The organization has a clear vested interest in underserved communities with its headquarters in rural Fort Portal and a number of branches in extremely remote areas.

Important Information

This loan provides farmers and low-income entrepreneurs from underserved rural areas with access to financial services. By supporting this loan, you allow more farmers and rural entrepreneurs to access capital.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.


About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 121
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,615.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kamugenyi Tweyambe Group's $3,075 loan helped a member to buy beans and maize to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 10, 2014
Jul 26, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015